Samuel Wayne Wilson

April 11, 1946 ~ December 19, 2020 (age 74)



SAMUEL WAYNE WILSON, age 74 of Clanton, passed away on December 19, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Chilton County on April 11, 1946; the son of the late Sam Wilson and the late Olivia Gilliland Wilson.

He was a former carpenter. He attended church at Cedar Grove Church in Thorsby. He and Kay enjoyed attending services, singings, and fellowships there.

He is survived by: Wife of 35 years, Mary Kay Thornton Wilson; Step-Sons, Anthony D. Ellison and Lonnie E. Ellison; Daughters, Rena (Joey) Cleckler and Rochelle Gibson; Son, Jeffrey Wilson; Sister, Elaine (Cliff) Clark; Uncle, Harold (Judy) Gilliland; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020 from 6-8pm at Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 10:00am from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton with Rev. Jeff Carroll officiating.

Burial will follow in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Thorsby, AL.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.

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December 21, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Funeral Service
December 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Interment following funeral service
December 22, 2020

Cedar Grove Methodist Protestant Cemeterty
County Road 622
Thorsby, AL 35171

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